Jim Kelly Traveling To NYC For Cancer Treatment

March 14, 2014 Updated Mar 14, 2014 at 5:27 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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March 14, 2014 Updated Mar 14, 2014 at 5:27 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW-TV) - Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is about to undergo more treatment for cancer that has returned to his upper jaw bone.

Eyewitness News has learned through a family friend that Kelly will travel to New York City on Monday to meet with a specialist.

Kelly's surgeon, Dr. Thom Loree, at Erie County Medical Center released this statement late Friday afternoon:

"Jim Kelly came to ECMC this week for continued testing related to his oral surgery. Unfortunately, it has been determined that his cancer has returned. Our team of head and neck cancer specialists is determining a course of treatment that will allow Mr. Kelly to battle this cancer successfully. Mr. Kelly has asked that you to keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers"